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VISION: Content, self-motivated students who take initiative for success.
MISSION: Providing a safe, engaging, supportive, and rigorous learning environment.

May 16th, 2022
Volume 8, Issue
34

Covid Test Kits: As schools and families adjust to an increase in positive cases, OHA, ODE and DDSD remain committed to school safety. OHA in collaboration with ODE is sending iHealth antigen self-tests to all schools in Oregon to be sent home with students. These tests represent one strategy to increase access to testing resources in our school communities.Students and their families are encouraged to use these tests if they develop symptoms consistent with COVID-19 or who have had a known exposure to COVID-19. These will be sent home with students.

Yearbooks: Yearbook on sale now. Follow the link to purchase your copy of
our 2021 – 2022 book of memories. You can also purchase with check/card (not American Express) or cash. See Mrs. Espinoza in the front office.
Progress Reports: Friday, May 13th is a shortened day. Student will be dismissed at 11:20. Teachers will be preparing Progress Reports. The Progress Reports will be sent out next week. These reports are only snapshots of current progress and not final grades. Please note: breakfast will be served but not lunch.

Register now for the Summer Learning Program: Join us for fun, interactive activities this summer with David Douglas School District’s free in-person Summer Learning Program! The Summer Learning Program provides participants entering grades six through eighth grade with the opportunity to apply classroom learning in an informal, problem-solving context. Students will engage in hands-on, project-based learning and outdoor recreation.

Projects include designing a moving sculpture, creating a prototype of a shoe, and building programmable robots. This 16-day session will help students prepare for the next school year and provide continued academic learning through the summer.

The program runs Mondays through Thursdays between July 11 – August 4 and is for students who are beginning 6th, 7th and 8th grade this fall. Breakfast, lunch, and bus transportation are included. Visit the Floyd Light Summer Learning Program webpage for more details, online registration, and translated materials.

Register now, space is limited!

Our Fall sports registrations are open! We will have Football and Volleyball for grades 3-8. There are no fees for the season.

-Football grades 5-8 need a physical on file with the district to participate, in addition to being registered.
-7th and 8th grade volleyball is a tryout sport and grades 6-8 need a physical on file with the district in addition to being registered.
-We do need volunteers to coach for both sports. Please encourage parents to sign up.

Suzie will follow up with an email with more information like start dates and times as we get closer to the season. Thanks for supporting our kids!!!

Here is the link to the Community Sports page and they can choose their preferred sport from there.

Native American Cultural Night – 2022:
When: Friday, May 20th, 2022, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where: David Douglas High School – South Cafeteria (close to the Performing Arts Center)
1500 SE 130th Avenue – Portland, OR
We are excited to announce that our DDHS Indigenous Student Club and our DDSD Native American Parent Advisory Council (NAPAC) along with our Community Partners are hosting a Native American Cultural Night open to the public on May 20th! Our free event will include music and dance, traditional foods, and workshops for all ages.
Here is a 1:30 minute video from our inaugural 2019 Native American Cultural Night at Fir Ridge.

Mr. Pease, Principal,

Floyd Light Middle School

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